Losartan and Diarrhea - from FDA reports
Diarrhea is found among people who take Losartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Amlodipine, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Diarrhea with Losartan. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 56,396 people who have side effects when taking Losartan from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 19, 2017
56,396 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan.
Among them, 2,935 people (5.2%) have Diarrhea
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Losartan when people have Diarrhea *:
- < 1 month: 29.41 %
- 1 - 6 months: 27.06 %
- 6 - 12 months: 9.41 %
- 1 - 2 years: 3.53 %
- 2 - 5 years: 23.53 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.35 %
- 10+ years: 4.71 %
Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Losartan *:
- female: 63.39 %
- male: 36.61 %
Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Losartan *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.47 %
- 10-19: 0.39 %
- 20-29: 0.6 %
- 30-39: 1.68 %
- 40-49: 6.23 %
- 50-59: 17.15 %
- 60+: 73.49 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Cholesterol (284 people, 9.68%)
- Diabetes (226 people, 7.70%)
- Pain (190 people, 6.47%)
- Multiple Myeloma (168 people, 5.72%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (145 people, 4.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Amlodipine (335 people, 11.41%)
- Metformin (328 people, 11.18%)
- Lasix (194 people, 6.61%)
- Humira (184 people, 6.27%)
- Aspirin (184 people, 6.27%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (708 people, 24.12%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (554 people, 18.88%)
- Fatigue (493 people, 16.80%)
- Weight Decreased (367 people, 12.50%)
- Weakness (366 people, 12.47%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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